Country size comparison
Libya is about 14 times bigger than New York.
New York is approximately 122,283 sq km, while Libya is approximately 1,759,540 sq km, making Libya 1,339% larger than New York. Meanwhile, the population of New York is ~19.4 million people (12.2 million fewer people live in Libya).
This to-scale comparison of New York vs. Libya uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.